Colleague: hawks identified himself with Bonaparte and asked us to call him

In St. Petersburg continues the trial of ex-teacher St. Petersburg state University, Oleg Sokolov, accused in the murder of PhD student Anastasia Yeshchenko. In a process called historian, a colleague in the Department, Anatoly Smolin, who spoke on the character of the defendant.

As the correspondent “of Rosbalt”, the testimony of the witness is inconsistent, that drew the attention and Prosecutor. At the session Smolin was expressed about Sokolovo more restrained than on the interrogation of the investigator in 2019.

“Can be described as an impulsive person. Pretty open to communication, self-important. He also identified himself with the figure of Bonaparte, — follows from previous evidence of the historian. — Sokolov asked to be addressed “sir”, as Napoleon in his era there was a tradition to go”.

as a colleague stated that the defendant disregard for the opinions of others, always believed their position is the only correct.

“He is easily excited in the debate, while being able to speak in a raised voice,” — said Smolin.

Defender Sergei Lukyanov was asked to explain these issues to the court. The witness said that still believes that the falcons identified himself with Napoleon as a historian, in an in-depth study of the era, and “ser” to anyone not asked. However, Smolin heard that the accused was referred. The disregard for the opinions of others concerns only scientific opponent Eugene Panasenkov, not professional historians, the witness added.

he said that He knew nothing about the relationship Sokolov and Eschenko. Graduate student Smolin described as hardworking, educated and with character, able to defend the opinion.

we will Remind, Oleg Sokolov is accused of killing Anastasia Eschenko, with which they were in a romantic relationship. According to investigators, ex-teacher of St. Petersburg state University shot four times in the girl in the middle of an argument on soilse jealousy, dismembered her body and tried to drown in the Sink. The traces of the crime was not possible to hide.

Public discussion of historians Sokolov and Eugene Panasenkov well known in professional and online communities. Researchers spetsializiruyutsya on the era of Napoleon Bonaparte. Opponents accuse each other of violating honor and dignity, as well as plagiarism.

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